Whether it's construction, engineering, or software development, the skills of a project scheduler are vital to the success of any project. This path will teach you to create master project plans, understand the impact of budget and cost, and work with project managers to deliver your projects on schedule.
Master best principles for managing schedules.
Practice using Gantt charts and Microsoft Project.
Learn to adjust schedules based on budget and how to prevent scope creep.
Project Management Foundations: Schedules with Bonnie Biafore
Learn how to proactively manage project schedules. Get project management tips to resolve schedule conflicts, shorten timeframes, and reduce costs.
2h 7m • COURSE
Microsoft Project 2016 Essential Training with Bonnie Biafore
Master the essential features of Project 2016 and project management techniques, such as creating and scheduling tasks, assigning resources, and running reports.
5h 5m • COURSE
Learning Gantt Charts with Chris Croft
Project management trainer and consultant Chris Croft provides tips and tricks for creating a Gantt chart to manage your projects.
1h 17m • COURSE
Project Management: Calculating Earned Value with Aileen Ellis
Discover how to calculate earned value on your projects—a key skill for project managers.
1h 7m • COURSE
Project Management: Preventing Scope Creep (2013) with Terri Wagner
Discover smart strategies to keep your projects from getting derailed by additional work not in the project plan.
1h 9m • COURSE
Project Management Foundations: Change with Doug Rose
Learn how to embrace and manage change across your project.
1h 1m • COURSE
Managing Time-Constrained Projects with Microsoft Project with John Riopel
Learn how to manage projects with time constraints and fast-track schedules with Microsoft Project.
57m 26s • COURSE
You'll learn project scheduling with these experts.
Bonnie Biafore is a certified project management professional (PMP), trainer, and best-selling author.
Bonnie has 25+ years of experience in project management and training, and more than 25 best-selling books, including Practical Project Management with Microsoft Project 2016, Microsoft Project 2013: The Missing Manual, Successful Project Management—an award winner at the 2012 STC International competition—QuickBooks: The Missing Manual, and Your Project Management Coach. Her novel, Fresh Squeezed, is available on Amazon and other book retailers. She has authored dozens of courses for LinkedIn Learning. She also provides project management and Microsoft Project consulting services. When not attached to her computer, she hikes in the mountains, takes aerial dance classes and improv comedy classes, plays the banjo, and cooks gourmet food. You can find her on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/bonniebiafore.
Lecturer turned thought leader Chris Croft has trained 80,000+ people in project management and leadership.
Chris has also provided instruction on time management and negotiation, and has trained six million people on Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning. He comes from an operations background, having earned an engineering degree from Cambridge, qualified as a chartered engineer, and worked as a senior manager in manufacturing for 10 years. He earned an MBA and worked as a university lecturer at Bournemouth University Business School for four years before starting his own training company in 1992. Since then, he has been in constant demand as a speaker, and his free email tips are sent to over 20,000 people.
His website, www.chriscroft.co.uk, offers a free email tip of the month, a wide-ranging and unusual blog, and free instant guides. Chris has also created numerous free iPhone and Android apps, notably his Jobs To Do app and his Daily Happiness Tips app.
Aileen Ellis is the PMP Expert. She has helped 10,000+ professionals pass the PMP exam.
Aileen Ellis, PgMP, PMP, is the PMP expert. She is the owner and proudly the only instructor for AME Group Inc., a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) through the Project Management Institute (PMI). She personally instructs project managers to gain the confidence and knowledge to pass the PMP exam without wasting time and money. She has helped more than 10,000 professionals obtain their PMP. Working with thousands of students from dozens of countries, Ellis has gained a thorough understanding of the ins and outs of the PMBOK Guide, the PMP exam content, and proven test-taking strategies.
Ellis began teaching PMP exam preparation courses in 1998. Over the years she has mastered how students learn best and has incorporated those lessons and methods into her books. Her approach is focused on understanding the project management processes and their interactions, with limited memorization. She not only leads workshops to help students study for and pass the CAPM, PMP, and PgMP exams through review of content and hundreds of sample questions, she provides materials (books, sample questions) to other R.E.P.s and PMI chapters to support their educational efforts.
Terri Wagner is a PMP and certified Scrum Master. She leads multimillion-dollar project portfolios for her clients.
Terri Wagner has managed multimillion dollar project management office portfolios for domestic and international consulting clients. She has provided the capital planning and earned value management efforts for a program over $130 million dollars. Terri has also led teams of project managers, business analysts, process specialists, operational groups, and trainers in the planning, design, development, and deployment of system and operational enhancements, as well as client-based initiatives. She has been awarded honors for being a creative thinker with the ability to successfully apply technology for the advancement of internal and external operational efficiencies and quality. She has taught project management, project leadership simulations, portfolio management, program management, business leadership, quality management, business acumen, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, team problem solving, and other topics to state agencies, governmental entities, corporate clients, and at the graduate level in the university system. Terri has delivered training, consulting, and project management in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and Europe while continuing to both run projects and consult with organizations on project management methodologies and strategies.
Terri is owner/managing member of Mentor Source, Inc., a Colorado-based project management consulting and training company. She is a certified Project Management Professional and certified Scrum Master. Visit her website at mentor-source.com.
Doug Rose teaches Fortune 500s and next-gen project management professionals how to be agile and lead change.
Doug Rose specializes in organizational coaching, training, and change management. He's worked for more than 20 years transforming organizations with technology and training. He's helped several Fortune 500 clients optimize their business processes and improve productivity and delivery. His most recent book is Leading Agile Teams. He also teaches several lively and engaging courses at the University of Chicago, Syracuse University, Emory University, and the University of Virginia.
Doug has a master's degree in information management and a juris doctor (JD) degree. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), and CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), as well as a Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop (CCHD).
John Riopel has over 25 years of experience as a program and project manager.
John has worked in government service and commercial industries, implementing and managing internal, commercial, and government projects. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional in Enterprise Project Management, and is a Project Management Professional (PMP). He has provided program/project management expertise to the US Navy, Army, Federal and civil, along with the banking, telecommunications, retail, and entertainment industries as well as other commercial clients. He conducts training courses on project management theory and does extensive consulting in the application of project management tools and techniques. He has been actively involved in the Microsoft Project Users Group (MPUG) board of directors and the PMI CMass chapter.